Kier Group Plc

Oak Academy

Visit Length

60 Minutes

Max Group Size

10 People

Booking Status


About the event

Kier has been appointed by the Department for Education (DfE) to deliver the redevelopment of Oak Academy in Bournemouth. A new campus design for the 900-place secondary school will replace the existing buildings on site, have a more concise and efficient layout, and will provide a variety of learning spaces, including science and technology classrooms and improved facilities to cover sport, music, drama and SEND provision.

Oak Academy will be net zero carbon in its operation, in line with the DfE’s latest output specification requirements. It will be a thermally efficient building incorporating the use of air source heat pump technology and a full bio-solar roof incorporating photovoltaic panels.

The building has been designed using Kier’s kSchool design platform to reflect the school’s desire to serve as the heart of the community. The H-shaped layout centres around an open dining space with glazed elevations, adjacent courtyards to encourage socialising and learning, and configurations to allow the school hall, sports hall and changing facilities to be used by the wider community after hours.

Kier is committed to providing support to the school throughout the design, build, handover and post occupancy phases to ensure that they derive the maximum benefit and most efficient operation from their new building.


Visitors will hear about the work of Kier and our careers, have the opportunity to ask questions, and receive a site tour.

The on-site activities at the time will include groundworks and steel frame erection.


Educational Visits:
Visits limited to educational institutions only.

Minimum age: 14 years old
No persons under the age of 14 will be permitted to be on site

Please contact the site to discuss your requirements.

Get in touch

Our address:
Duck Lane, Bournemouth, England, BH11 9JJ, United Kingdom

Chanade Ramsay